Presentation on theme: "ASSESSING HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ALIGNMENT Herb Heneman & Tony Milanowski University of Wisconsin-Madison."— Presentation transcript:
ASSESSING HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ALIGNMENT Herb Heneman & Tony Milanowski University of Wisconsin-Madison
Session Overview 1.Strategic Human Resource Management (HRM) 2.Performance Competencies 3.Alignment Assessment Process Overview 4.Alignment Assessment Exercise
Strategic HRM View In the private & public sectors, HRM has been under pressure to contribute to organizational performance –Improving transactional efficiency –Reducing costs of HR processes –Outsourcing HR functions –Developing more supportive relationships with line managers –Developing HRM practices that impact performance
Performance Impact of HRM Practices HRM Practices Performance Competencies District Goals & Strategy Acquire Develop Motivate Retain
Performance Competencies The leverage point for the impact of HRM practices on organizational performance What is a competency? –A statement of a knowledge, ability, or behavior that contributes to effectiveness Examples for Teachers: –Knows students –Establishes a classroom culture for learning –Uses discussion techniques that engage students –Communicates with families
Teacher Performance Competency Model Identifies domain of desired teacher performance competencies Example: Framework for Teaching –See handout
HR Practices for Teachers Recruitment Selection Induction Mentoring Professional Development Performance Management Compensation
Horizontal & Vertical Alignment Vertical Alignment: the degree to which the content of an HRM practice focuses on, embeds, and communicates the desired performance competencies –Example: Is the degree to which job applicants possess the competencies assessed in the teacher selection (hiring) process? Horizontal Alignment: the degree to which HRM practices are mutually supportive and reinforcing –Example: Do professional development programs provide opportunities to develop the competencies assessed in the performance evaluation system?
Human Resource Alignment Assessment A systematic process for determining the degree of alignment of HRM practices with performance competencies We will focus on vertical alignment of HRM practices for teachers HRM Practice Content Teacher Competencies HR Alignment Scores
HRA Assessment Process
HRA Assessment Exercise 1.Your teacher performance competency model 2.HRA assessment for HR practice areas 3.HRA scores 4.Discussion of process & results
Discussion 1.Scores from districts 2.Insights about HR practices 3.Difficulties encountered
Readiness for HRA Assessment Will district stakeholders support redesigning the HRM system to impact performance? Do you have a competency model? Are you willing to examine HRA & make changes? Do you have staff with the ability & motivation to do the assessment, then design & implement changes?